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Author Stoker, Donald J.

Title The grand design : strategy and the U.S. Civil War / Donald Stoker.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    973.713 STO    DUE 11-25-19
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    973.713 STO    Available
Description viii, 498 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Policy and war -- The sinews of war -- Mr. Lincoln goes to war -- The border states: policy, strategy, and civil-military relations -- McClellan on top: Union strategy, July 1861-October 1861 -- Union strategy: November 1861 to March 1862 -- The foundations of naval strategy -- The war in the West: breaking the cordon -- A new year and a new strategy -- War in Virginia -- Confusion in the West: the summer of 1862 -- The tyranny of time -- Facing the arithmetic: escalation and destruction -- The enormous proportions of war -- Vicksburg and exhaustion -- The cruel summer of 1863: the Gettysburg campaign -- The autumn of 1863: playing the deep game -- The siren song of Tennessee: the winter of 1863-64 -- Decision and desperation: 1864 -- The full fury of modern war -- War termination -- Conclusion: in war's shadow.
Subject Strategy -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Military policy.
Confederate States of America -- Military policy.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
ISBN 0195373057 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780195373059 (cloth : acid-free paper)

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